GPS Test Results – Top 10 Sports Watches Tested So Far

Here are my Top 10 watches for GPS accuracy that have so far managed to complete…

The London 10 Mile

The new London 10 mile race is in Richmond Park on  June 4 2017 on a…

Parkrun for the open water

Important swim news !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FYI: The band is only £10. I guess the success will depend…

Suunto SPARTAN – new GPS algorithm + GLONASS – provisional test results in ULTRA vs SPORT

I knew something was wrong when the autolaps were quite a bit different from each other.…

15 Minute Bodyweight Workout for Runners

Most of us will appreciate that one of the keys to staying injury free as runners…

Suunto SPARTAN gets GLONASS – so what?

Today’s new firmware for the SPARTAN is annoying as I now have to re-do a GPS…

Generic swim app for wearables including androidwear, ios, pebble, garmin

I was looking for AndroidWear sports apps for the Polar M600. I found a few and some…

Under Armour – New Sports Watch Rumoured to be Imminent (Leak of UA-HTC AndroidWear device)

HTC are rumoured to have produced a new device in conjunction with Under Armour (UA). Leveraging…

Rant 2 – The Sequel: Is your favourite sports gadget blog really independent?

After a recent post “Rant 2016: The Problem with sports watch reviews; freebies and bloggers”, I started…

Shimano S-PHYRE 2017 – expansion from footwear to clothing

Last year Shimano gave us performance cycling footwear and this year the natural expansion is to…

Fitbit acquires Vector (Watch Company)

Another interesting acquisition announced a few days ago by Fitbit. this time of the European ‘startup’…

The Data LADEN Athlete – Happily carrying STRYD, Runscribe and Garmin

Some of you will be data-driven athletes. You will use your historic or live data to actively…

Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a…

Oh Oh! Casio! WSD-F20 PRO TREK – I forgot this one.

This was my novelty pick of CES 2016, or at least the previous F10 version was. The…

GoMore: Stamina Sensor – A Quick Look (updated from 2016 post)

The GoMore Stamina sensor is a nifty Bluetooth heart rate monitor device that pairs with an iOS…

Sports Watches: What are the killer apps/functions for 2017 and beyond?

With the Fenix 5, the killer “app” will be MAPS and the gargantuan, cumulative effect of a…

Garmin – What next after the Fenix 5? Something interesting OR Forerunner 935 XT, 635, 240/245 or FR45

I hope you are enjoying the spoon-fed news from CES as much as the rest of us,…

Fitbit adds stuff ?!?

fitbit have relatively basic but generally well-working products. Their online ecosystem is good. In the light…

Polar announce H10 HRM and a Shirt

Polar have just announced a new HRM. The H10. This is probably a renamed H7i ie…

Samsung Gear and Under Armour

When you have a super large company partnering like SAMSUNG with a super large company like…